Job Summary: In general, the chaplain provides emotional and spiritual support and guidance to patients, and Team Members. This person will support and encourage people of all religious faiths and are familiar with beliefs across many different cultures. They will be responsible for spiritual assessments, utilizing the principles of psychology, religion, spirituality, and theology. Customizing their approach based on an individual's background, age, or medical condition (mental, emotional, physical, and spiritually stresses) and respond with appropriate counseling and care as indicated in their care plan.
This Chaplain will share their time as a Hospital chaplain and as a Hospice chaplain.
As a Hospital chaplain, you will provide counseling services and spiritual guidance to everyone within the hospital by providing support to patients, families, and staff members in the event of death, fatal diagnosis, and other life-changing moments. This will include their participation in crisis intervention, grief and bereavement counseling, family support counseling, staff counseling. The chaplain will organize and maintain the volunteer chaplain program.
As a hospice chaplain, you will provide spiritual support to terminally ill patients, and their families. they are a member of the interdisciplinary team whose focus is to provide care and comfort to patients nearing the end of their life. They act as liaisons between members of the clergy and hospice patients by providing support and communication of the patient needs. Additionally, hospice chaplains participated in the bereavement program and provide services, such as phone calls, visits, and memorial services, to family members upon the death of a patient.
Job Requirements: Must have a current licensure by the seminary of school of theology or current certification in pastoral ministry. Current valid driver's license and automobile liability insurance must be maintained. Communication skills including fluency in oral and written English. Basic computer skills including the ability to send/ receive/ email, navigate information technology associated with the position, and use Electronic Health Record information tools. * Non-Safety-Sensitive Position
Hours: Shift 1, 8a to 5p, M-F, 80 hrs pp
Type: Full Time
Category: Non Clinical
- Crisis Intervention
- Family Support
- Computer Literacy